What: Artist Boat and The Bryan Museum invite you to explore the impact of single-use and microplastics in our oceans...
asking people to
take action to
protect our coast
Open your heart and home
to a friend for life
Book Your Kayak Adventures
Enjoy a guided and interpretive Eco-Art Kayak Adventure, paddling to places of natural significance on Galveston Bay.
Float the Boat 2018
Save the date for Float the Boat 2018, our annual fundraiser and gala. This year, Artist Boat celebrates our 15th birthday!
Youth Eco-Art Programs
Eco-Art Workshops, Adventures, Residencies and Summer Camps combine the arts and sciences for exploration and appreciation of coastal habitats.
Coastal Heritage Preserve
Artist Boat is permanently preserving over 600 acres of coastal prairie on the west end of Galveston Island.
Artist Boat invites you to celebrate the seas by creating a masterpiece out of marine debris! The 2019 focus of...
Artist Boat has secured more than $1.4 million in federal, state and local funds and in-kind matches to acquire and conserve approximately 65 acres of coastal habitat on Galveston Island’s West End. The property is part of the 285-acre proposed Anchor Bay canal subdivision. The acquisition will expand Artist Boat’s Coastal Heritage Preserve conservation area to approximately 665 acres. Funding for the acquisition is made possible through a partnership with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), which applied for and received $1 million from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program (NCWCGP). Artist Boat rallied more than $400,000 of local contributions towards the project. This is the second time ....